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[audio]Warren Tallman Naropa 1991 - Tallman, Warren
A class on Robert Creeley taught by Warren Tallman in 1991 at Naropa. Tallman's role in the San Francisco Renaissance put him in contact with many authors that shaped the later 20th century, including Charles Olson and Allen Ginsberg, which gives him a unique perspective on the poetry and life of Robert Creeley. In this class Tallman discusses Creeley's poems Kore, The Gift, and Somewhere.
Downloads: 104
[audio]Warren Tallman class 1986 - Tallman, Warren
Warren Tallman contrasts the attitude toward language of the poets of the modern period (which he defines as spanning 1600 to 1900) and those of the postmodern period (spanning in his definition 1900 to the present), and prophesies the imminent return of "personal poetry" to the fore. Using examples from Chaucer, Yeats and Donne, Tallman proposes that consonants lead the mind to speech, while vowels lead it to song...
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[audio]Steven Taylor class on performance, July, 1987. - Taylor, Steven
Second half of a Steven Taylor class on performance. Taylor sings a William Blake poem set to music by Ed Sanders. (Continued from 87P051)
Downloads: 171
[audio]Steven Taylor workshop, Music and consciousness, July, 1991. - Taylor, Steven
First half of a Steven Taylor workshop on music. Taylor begins by talking about music, consciousness, the human ear, and neurology. He plays and discusses a wide variety of examples of music from many different eras and places including African, Tibetan, European chants, Jimi Hendrix, opera, troubadour songs and Moon Dog. (Continues on 91P131)
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[audio]Steven Taylor workshop, Music and consciousness, July, 1991. - Taylor, Steven
Second half of a Steven Taylor workshop on music. Taylor begins by talking about music, consciousness, the human ear, and neurology. He plays and discusses a wide variety of examples of music from many different eras and places including African, Tibetan, European chants, Jimi Hendrix, opera, troubadour songs and Moon Dog. (Continued from 91P130)
Downloads: 247
[audio]Steven Taylor class on songs, July, 1987. - Taylor, Steven
First half of a Steven Taylor lecture on songs. The class covers music by a wide range of artists from many different times and cultures. Taylor plays and discusses historic musical styles and forms including Greek drinking songs, music of the troubadors, Elizabethan songs, baroque music, counterpoint American blues, Hank Williams, Matthew Arnold's treatise "Dover Beach" set to music by the Fugs, and Tuli Kupferberg...
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[audio]Steven Taylor class on songs, July, 1987. - Taylor, Steven
Second half of Steven Taylor's lecture on songs. Taylor sings an ode by Horace and discusses Greek modes and the emotions associated with them. (Continued from 87P049)
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[audio]Steven Taylor class on ancient Greek music, July, 1986. - Taylor, Steven
Second half of a Steven Taylor lecture on the history of music, beginning with music in ancient Egypt, Sumer, and Greece and moving on to the evolution of music in European countries. He discusses the Greek modes and plays examples of music from different periods. The lecture ends with a recording of an Ed Sanders musical setting of a latin phrase. (Continued from 86P052)
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[audio]Steven Taylor class on ancient Greek music, July, 1986. - Taylor, Steven
First half of a Steven Taylor lecture on the history of music, beginning with music in ancient Egypt, Sumer, and Greece and moving on to the evolution of music in European countries. He discusses the Greek modes and plays examples of music from different periods. The lecture ends with a recording of an Ed Sanders musical setting of a latin phrase. (Continued on 86P053)
Downloads: 1,000 1.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]Steven Taylor performs class on performance, with Tuli Kupferburg of the Fugs, July, 1987. - Taylor, Steven
First half of a Steven Taylor lecture on performance. He plays and discusses recordings of performances by a variety of artists including Tuli Kupferberg, Kenward Elmslie, Ed Sanders, and the Fugs, and offers tips on collaboration, the voice, and performance. (Continued on 87P052)
Downloads: 324
[audio]Rikki Ducornet, Elaine Equi, Peter Lamborn Wilson, and Anne Waldman reading, July, 1999. - Taylor, Steven; Waldman, Anne
Second half of a Naropa Summer Writing Program faculty reading with Peter Lamborn Wilson, Elaine Equi, Rikki Ducornet, and Anne Waldman, who is accompanied by Claude Brown and Steven Taylor. Peter Lamborn Wilson reads from his book Avant Gardening: Ecological Struggles in the City and the World. Elaine Equi reads her poetry, including "Letter of recommendation," "Pink shutters," and several others...
Downloads: 332
[audio]Lorenzo Thomas lecture - Part 2 - Thomas, Lorenzo
Second half of a lecture by Lorenzo Thomas titled "The Poetics of the Blues." Thomas dicusses courtly tradition, Anne Bradstreet, Emily Dickinson, Afro-American poetry, Steve Henderson, Harlem Renaissance, Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, Amiri Baraka, Black Voices anthology, Sonia Sanchez,and the Negritude Movement. The lecture ends with a question and answer session. (Continued from 89p113.) Keywords: New American Poetry, Black Arts Movement, Umbra, music and literature
Downloads: 505
[audio]Lorenzo Thomas lecture - Part 1 - Thomas, Lorenzo
First half of a lecture by Lorenzo Thomas titled "The Poetics of the Blues." Thomas dicusses courtly tradition, Anne Bradstreet, Emily Dickinson, Afro-American poetry, Steve Henderson, Harlem Renaissance, Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, Amiri Baraka, Black Voices anthology, Sonia Sanchez,and the Negritude Movement. (Continues on 89p114.) Keywords: New American Poetry, Black Arts Movement, Umbra, music and literature
Downloads: 355
[audio]Lorenzo Thomas lecture on racial identity and its literary representation, July, 1997. - Thomas, Lorenzo
Lorenzo Thomas lectures on racial identity and its literary representation. Arguing that ethnicity in contemporary America is a politically utilitarian fiction, Thomas discusses the history of ethnicity as concept and representation in American literature. He presents a view of African-American poetry as a reflection of historically changing self-definitions using poems by African-American authors, from Phyllis Wheatley to Amiri Baraka, to illustrate those changes...
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[audio]Lorenzo Thomas lecture, How to see through poetry: myth, perception, and history, July, 2002. - Thomas, Lorenzo
Lorenzo Thomas lectures on poetry and social action. He reads and discusses pieces written as social action commentary, such as "By the rivers of Babylon" (Psalm 137), The Declaration of Independence, Frederick Douglass's "What to the American slave is the 4th of July?", and poems by Paul Laurence Dunbar and John Greenleaf Whittier. Thomas also discusses Douglass's life in relation to the abolitionist movement, the civil rights movement, and the current situation in the Middle East.
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[audio]Lorenzo Thomas class on blues songs, July, 1989. - Thomas, Lorenzo
First half of a Lorenzo Thomas class on the history, context, and structure of blues songs. He plays and sings examples of blues songs including those of Robert Johnson, Bessie Smith, and Lightnin' Hopkins, and discusses them with the class. (Continues on 89P116)
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[audio]Lorenzo Thomas lecture, "The poetics of the blues." - Thomas, Lorenzo
First half of a lecture by Lorenzo Thomas titled "The Poetics of the Blues." Thomas dicusses courtly tradition, Anne Bradstreet, Emily Dickinson, Afro-American poetry, Steve Henderson, Harlem Renaissance, Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, Amiri Baraka, Black Voices anthology, Sonia Sanchez,and the Negritude Movement. (Continues on 89p114.) Keywords: New American Poetry, Black Arts Movement, Umbra, music and literature
Downloads: 566
[audio]Lorenzo Thomas class on blues songs, July, 1989. - Thomas, Lorenzo
Second half of a Lorenzo Thomas class on the history, context, and structure of blues songs. He plays and sings examples of blues songs including those of Robert Johnson, Bessie Smith, and Lightnin' Hopkins, and discusses them with the class. (Continued from 89P115)
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[audio]Edwin Torres lecture, The limit is limitless, July, 2003. - Torres, Edwin
First half of an Edwin Torres lecture that is as much poetic performance as intellectual talk. He weaves together three pieces, "The limit is limitless," "The impossible sentence," and "The popadology of an ambient language," to create an almost seamless meditation on the evolution of poetry through performance, interference as freedom, what we miss in language, other possibilities of perception, and the timelessness and importance of ambient sound...
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[audio]Edwin Torres lecture, The limit is limitless, July, 2003. - Torres, Edwin
Edwin Torres answers questions and discusses further some of the ideas he raised in his lecture, including the relationship between breath and spirit and writing, his transition from performing poetry to working on the page, and hydrid poetry. (Continued from 03P086)
Downloads: 250
[audio]Chris Tysh workshop 1991 - Tysh, Chris
Chris Tysh workshop. Tysh presents an overview of possibilities for application (or possibly mis-application) of the theories of Marx, Freud, and Lacan to writing. Tysh concentrates on how writing can mirror-- in distorting and creative ways-- the world, the I, and experience.
Downloads: 179
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